Sir Robert Watson

Head of the scientific advisory group for the UNEP Global Assessments Synthesis Report

Sir Robert Watson is one of the most influential environmental scientists worldwide. Watson Chaired and co-Chaired a number of prominent scientific assessments, including: former Chair of Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Board of Directors of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment; co-Chair of the International Assessment of Agricultural Science & Technology for Development; and multiple International Scientific Assessment of Stratospheric Ozone. He has received many awards for his contributions to science, including the Asahi Glass Blue Planet Prize and the UN Champion of the World for Science and Innovation.